Serum Albumin

Interpreting Results

Overview of Serum Albumin

What is Serum Albumin?

It is frequently ordered as a part of routine physical examination, when your doctor thinks that you have symptoms of liver or kidney disease; sometimes when you have symptoms associated with malnutrition. Frequently, it is ordered prior to any planned surgery to check the nutritional status. 

Preparation for Serum Albumin

  • No special preparation required

Sample Type for Serum Albumin

The sample type collected for Serum Albumin is: Blood

Interpreting Serum Albumin results


  • Decreased albumin levels can be seen in low protein diet, liver disease, weight loss sugery, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease
  • Increased albumin levels may be seen in high protein diet, dehydration or blood loss

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About SRL Limited

For over a hundred years, human pathology has been one of the keystones of medicine and rightly so at SRL, we offer our patients world-class Pathology services because their well-being is of the utmost importance to us. Pathology is quite simply the scientific study of the overall response of your body to any foreign influence, i.e., disease. Actually, we use this knowledge to diagnose & subsequently treat your ailment. What we basically do is carefully compare the normal structure and function of a human body (anatomy and physiology) to the abnormal structure and function we witness in an unwell human. Doing this is the most crucial phase & we take note of even the minutest details while adjudging the extent of your ailment because one slip can lead to an incorrect diagnosis, posing serious threat to your health. Our experts ensure that they are extremely careful while analyzing the samples. This is where our advanced technology chips in. SRL is proud to host state-of-the-art equipments based on the latest technology for a speedy and accurate result. We do not take any chances whatsoever with your health & well-being. Avail our Pathology services with no hesitation. You are always in good hands with SRL.

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